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McCrady's Tavern

2 Unity Aly, Charleston, SC 29401-3009
+1 843-577-0025
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good16%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (77 reviews)
“beef tartare” (18 reviews)
“snapper” (26 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 14:30All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
2 Unity Aly, Charleston, SC 29401-3009
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Charleston is full of little alley's, and these alleys sometimes pack a surprise. As is often the case, while walking around in historic charleston, a rain shower can pop up out of nowhere. The best thing to do, is find someplace quickly and get out...More

Thank luvmy32000
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dined celebrating our honeymoon, based on a chef friend's recommendation. It was a Monday night, and the restaurant was not terribly busy. The cocktails were well balanced in flavor with subtle hints of its components. The stuffed clam appetizer was delightful. The seasonal cobia...More

Thank Thomas J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had just moved to the area and popped into the restaurant for some lunch with the family and we are so glad we did! The venue itself is quite historic with exposed brick walls and heavy dark wood. Our waiter was knowledgeable about the...More

Thank Victoria B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had wonderful dishes here. The steak tartare I had might be the best I have ever had: the meat was not ground but chopped and consequently the texture, as well as the flavor, were superb. The medium Virginia oysters were also exceedingly fresh and...More

Thank niccolo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's easy like Sunday morning, or so the song tells you. Well, it's easy to lose your Sunday morning in this great venue. As you walk down the lane, gas light flickering and the soft rock music welcoming you into the tavern. The staff all...More

Thank scootytoottoot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good… Especially the oyster soup and the caviar. The pasta with shrimp was delicious! That said, the ambience was lacking due to a rather rude and curt waitress along with an awful music playlist streaming.

Thank randi w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and decent service. A bit pricy, but worth it. Portions are a bit small. Love the history aspect to the place.

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I had the chef's tasting menu, and it was fantastic. The food was delicious and showed some wonderful Charleston flair. The wine pairings were also amazing. My husband is a bit of a wine connoisseur and he was impressed with the wine...More

Thank Nicole A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we arrived everything about McGrady's Tavern was perfect. The oysters McGrady, foie gras - chicken liver parfait with onion brioche, roast chicken, pork porterhouse, Kansas City strip steak, Spring pea fricassee, a pie called macaroni & possibly the best dish I've ever...More

Thank mal1965359
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We wandered into this place and were pleasantly surprised. Chick was wonderful. Bourbon selections were great. Specialty drinks were great. Highly recommend this place for a drink.

Thank whiggy2016
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Questions & Answers
21 October 2016|
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Response from Robert K | Reviewed this property |
Anything goes for lunch shorts and flip flops Dinner I would were long pants
9 February 2016|
Response from nic60760 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we saw children eating here.
Carl L
24 April 2015|
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Response from nic60760 | Reviewed this property |
Everything was a la carte.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
10:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
10:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Unity Aly, Charleston, SC 29401-3009
    (East Bay & Broad)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 843-577-0025
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